Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Suwannee Forestry Center Field Unit

Suwannee District Field Unit

Counties Served

Baker, Columbia, Suwannee, Hamilton, Bradford and Union


John Raulerson


Suwannee Forestry Center
Florida Forest Service
137 SE Forestry Cir.
Lake City, FL 32025-3852

Report a Wildfire and 
Request Burning Authorizations

(386) 243-6243

Administrative Telephone

(386) 243-6260


(386) 243-6244

County Foresters

Contact for forest management, urban and community forestry assistance, tree farm, or cost-share grant information for your property. Find A County Forester

Forest Area Supervisors

Contact for prescribed burning, fire line plowing, wildfire hazard mitigation, and other questions about wildfire prevention on your property. Find A Forest Area Supervisor

State Forests

Twin Rivers State Forest or Big Shoals Public Lands
7620 133rd Rd.
Live Oak, FL 32060-8866
(386) 208-1460
(386) 208-1465 Fax

John M. Bethea State Forest
11656 State Rd. 2
Sanderson, FL 32087
(904) 259-4688 
(904) 259-2235 Fax

Interested in learning about the danger of wildfires and how to help prevent them in your community?

Our Wildfire Mitigation Specialist can present  fire prevention programs for local schools, community groups, and events. Contact us for more information or to sign up for a program.